The hazard of pesticides on the environment and the consequent damage to human health is gaining awareness world-wide. Consumers are demanding goods produced with environmental friendly processes in all industrial sectors including
The nature has provided us with wonderful products that could be used for our well-being. This fact cannot be denied. Generations of chemists, biologists and specialists in related professions have been working hard in laboratories to reproduce chemical and biological compounds that the nature has selectively created and refined to perfection. One of these natural products namely shea butter, is derived from the nut of magnifolia (shea) tree found in Central and West Africa.